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Tuesday | NAFCU

Hensarling to press CU parity in 'top and study' bill

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., discussed his amendment Tuesday, which would add a "stop and study" requirement to H.R. 4042 for mortgage servicing assets under NCUA's risk-based capital proposal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Jeb Hensarling, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Denver Post

Federal bill would legalize non-psychoactive medical marijuana

A Republican congressman from Pennsylvania says he has filed a bill to legalize nationwide the kinds of non-psychoactive medical marijuana treatments that have attracted dozens of families to Colorado.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

CSP

Smoker Friendly to Highlight 'CannaBusiness'

At the upcoming Smoker Friendly Conference & Tobacco Festival, Smoker Friendly will convene a panel, which it said is the first in the tobacco industry, to discuss the legalization of marijuana and the opportunities that it will provide.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Patch.com

Marijuana Money? U.S. House Says You Can Take it to the Bank

By Thompson Wall The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure Wednesday that bars treasury and security regulators from penalizing banks for working with legal marijuana businesses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US News, US Treasury, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illinois, Representative John Fleming, Republican

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Denver Post

A trademark office in Denver isn't all that great

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, left, U.S. Senator Mark Udall, and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, right, hold up a Nokero solar light bulb to show an example of a Colorado invention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Denver Post

House OKs bill to stop feds from using cash against banks that work with pot industry

Recreational marijuana is weighed and packaged at a Denver metro area shop on January, 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

CBS Local

House Votes To Allow Marijuana-Related Banking

The House voted Wednesday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Representative John Fleming, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Treasury, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Democrat

Fire Dog Lake

House of Representatives Votes to Help Marijuana Businesses Get Access to Banking Services

The House of Representatives voted to help state approved marijuana business across the country today.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Lee, Republican, Dana Rohrabacher

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Denver Post

Bennet, Perlmutter ask IRS to stop penalizing cash-only pot businesses

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Ed Perlmutter on Friday asked the Internal Revenue Service to stop assessing a 10 percent penalty on legal marijuana businesses that are forced to pay federal withholding taxes in cash for lack of banking services.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marijuana

Denver Post

Bennet, Permutter ask IRS to stop penalizing cash-only pot businesses

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Ed Perlmutter on Friday asked the Internal Revenue Service to stop assessing a 10 percent penalty on legal marijuana businesses that are forced to pay federal withholding taxes in cash for lack of banking services.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marijuana

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Kos

President Obama's remarks on the economy, Denver, CO

THE PRESIDENT: Everybody have a seat. So I think we should just stay here all afternoon and have a picnic.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ken Salazar, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, State of the Union

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Obama edges into tight Colorado Senate race

This Jan. 31, 2013 file photo shows Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo. on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Colorado, Denver, CO

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

Obama visits Denver; police warn of traffic impact

President Barack Obama is visiting Denver to give a private speech Wednesday at Cheesman Park and raise funds for Democratic candidates.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Colorado Statesman

15th Annual Wirth Chair Sustainability Awards Luncheon honors those 'getting it right'

Former U.S. Sen. Tim Wirth welcomed guests and honorees to the 15th Annual Wirth Chair Sustainability Awards Luncheon on June 16 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Denver.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado

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